Transcriptions and Paraphrases for piano
My first collaboration with refined French label La Dolce Volta.
How can one come to terms with being a pianist madly in love with Austro-German post-Romantic music, which forsook one’s instrument in favour of the orchestra?
Late works for piano
Beatrice Berrut has been walking in the footsteps of Franz Liszt for over 20 years, and after exploring his mature works in Metanoia, and his concertante works in Athanor, it was during the dark period of concert halls’ lockdown that she matured her interpretation of Franz Liszt’s late works.
Piano Concertos no 1 & 2, Totentanz
Athanor: de התנור (ha tanur), the furnace used by alchemists in their search for the philosopher’s matter is indispensable for the maturation of the Great Work.
Piano works by Franz Liszt
The world achieves a balance through those conflicting values. And he gives us too the right to be contradictory, inconsistent in our enthusiasms, changing in our moods.
Visions of Bach
The contemplative nature of Bach’s music, its austerity, its simplicity, are deeply moving.
The 3 Sonatas for piano
Brilliant from start to finish, the collection of three Sonatas for piano by Robert Schumann represents some of the summits of Romantic piano music – yet, except perhaps for the Second, than Carnaval or the Fantasy which virtuosos love to include in their programmes.